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The areaorama : a view in the Regents Park.
[London] : S. & I. Fuller, May 1, 1825.
Physical Description:
1 peepshow (7 sheets) : hand-colored etchings ; 11 x 14 cm, 75 cm in depth (extended)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 A7
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Title and imprint from green printed label pasted on outside of slipcase.
A telescopic peepshow comprised of 8 hand-coloured, cut-out engravings on cardboard panels, connected top and bottom by lighter paper (folded accordian style), with a peephole on the first panel.
Selected exhibitions: "The Cottage of Content, or, Toys, Games, and Amusements of Nineteenth Century England" (Yale Center for British Art, November 2 - December 31, 1977).
Cottage of content, or, Toys, games, and amusements of nineteenth century England, 20
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 177
Hyde, R. Paper peepshows, cat. 193
Osborne Collection of early children's books, 1566-1910, II:1050
Subject Terms:
Parks -- England -- London -- Pictorial works.
Regent's Park (London, England)
Tunnel books.
Hand coloring.
S. and J. Fuller, publisher.

Crafting Worldviews: European Instruments of Art and Science from Yale University (Yale University Art Gallery, 2023-02-17 - 2023-06-25) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Cottage of Content, or, Toys, Games, and Amusements of Nineteenth Century England (Yale Center for British Art, November 2, 1977-December 31, 1977) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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